Taylor G. Martin has been in ministry for over 20 years. She is currently the Senior Pastor of Promises Church, a church plant located in Philadelphia, PA. Taylor is passionate about leveraging the skills God has given her and developing others in their own talents in order to grow His kingdom.
Taylor holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and an International Studies Certificate from Ursinus College, and a Masters of Business Administration from Martin J. Whitman School of Management at Syracuse University. She owns a consulting and events company, What We Do LLC. Under What We Do LLC and Promises Church, Taylor has set up over 50 black-owned businesses, fed over 325 families in need, provided small grants to creatives, assisted fire victims, provided funeral assistance to families affected by suicide and COVID-19, provided free mental health therapy services to minorities, and performed a host of other small acts of kindness. Taylor is also an experienced singer, songwriter and composer with three albums and one EP under her belt under her Alternative Rock and Soul band, VEnT, and as an R&B artist, TobyVEnT. She has shared the stage with Common, Marsha Ambrosius (of Floetry), Salt N Pepa, Samoht, Angie Stone, MC Lyte, Syleena Johnson, Monifah, Patti Smith, and more. She regularly partners with the Philadelphia Jazz Project, Penn Libraries, and other local organizations and has been featured by NPR, 6 ABC, Philadelphia Tribune and other news and media outlets.
Taylor lives in the Germantown section of Philadelphia, PA with her two daughters, Hendrix and Cooper (#BlackGirlMagic).